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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve (credit: CBS)

Top National Parks & Monuments In Colorado

Colorado has four beautiful national parks to explore plus many other national monuments and other amazing places to visit. Here are some of the must-see spots in Colorado for your next family vacation.

03/14/2015

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State Trooper Finds Missing 6-Year-Old Boy At Great Sand Dunes National Park

The Colorado State Patrol says a trooper has found a 6-year-old boy reported missing in Great Sand Dunes National Park in southern Colorado.

03/09/2015

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Visitors To National Parks Could See Higher Entrance Fees Next Year

The National Park Service wants to raise the entrance fee rates for some of its properties next year.

09/28/2014

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U.S. Mint Begins Producing Great Sand Dunes Quarter

At the U.S. Mint in Denver, 750 quarters are minted per machine every minute. Starting this week newly minted quarters feature Colorado for the second time.

08/27/2014

Laurel Bollmeier of Windsor took this photo at the Colorado National Monument on Sept. 25, 2013.

Tipton, Udall Oppose Colorado Monument Park Status

Colorado National Monument in Mesa County is not going to be designated a national park.

07/07/2014

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National Parks Waive Entrance Fees

Entrance fees are being waived at Colorado’s national parks this weekend to celebrate Presidents Day.

02/15/2014

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Plane Crashes In Great Sand Dunes National Park

There is an investigation into what caused a plane to go down in the Great Sand Dunes National Park.

06/08/2013

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Woman Sentenced For Embezzling From Great Sand Dunes National Park

A woman who was found guilty of stealing more than $730,000 from the Great Sand Dunes National Park has been sentenced to two years in prison.

09/22/2012

Bison at Yellowstone National Park on June 1, 2011. (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Salazar Considering Bison Transfer To Colorado

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is asking national park officials to consider the Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado as a potential refuge for Yellowstone bison.

12/14/2011

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Great Sand Dunes National Park Employee Indicted For Embezzlement

A former employee of the Great Sand Dunes National Park was indicted Wednesday for alleged theft of $200,000 or more of government money.

10/05/2011